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Turn to Us and Turn a New Leaf
with Our Bariatric Surgeons in Utica or Syracuse

Dr. Graber - all surgeons

The team of healthcare professionals at William A. Graber, MD, PC is dedicated to helping people achieve their weight loss goals with our expert bariatric surgeons.

In 2002, Dr. William Graber recognized the need for a weight loss surgery program in Upstate New York. Since then, we have treated more than 6,000 patients at our Utica/New Hartford and Syracuse locations.

Our board-certified surgeons specialize in laparoscopic bariatric surgery, which uses the most advanced techniques to perform weight loss surgery. Please browse through our website to learn more about bariatric surgeries such as the laparoscopic gastric bypass, adjustable gastric banding, gastric sleeve, and revisional surgeries. We perform gastric bypass, gastric sleeve, and revisional surgery at St. Joseph's Hospital Health Center in Syracuse, NY and Faxton St. Luke's Healthcare in Utica/New Hartford, NY- Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP) accredited centers.

If you are overweight, suffer from weight related conditions, and have struggled to lose weight and keep it off with diet and exercise, weight loss surgery may be right for you. A bariatric doctor will be happy to consult with you and help you discover how weight loss surgery can change your life.

For more information about a bariatric surgeon, contact William A. Graber, MD, PC toll free at 1.877.269.0355 or register right here on our site today!

Obesity Surgery in New York

Over 60 percent of U.S. adults are either overweight or obese. An estimated 34 million people suffer from obesity, it is the most common form of malnutrition in the Western world. Researchers often consider obesity to be the second leading preventable cause of death in North America. Luckily, there are options available such as seeing an obesity doctor. Syracuse, NY & Utica is home to state of the art facilities specialized in weight loss surgery.

When your weight is impacting your health, take back control of your health and consider obesity surgery. New York-based William A. Graber, MD, PC is the go-to practice for weight loss surgery in the state. With locations in Syracuse and Utica, our bariatric surgeons serve all of Upstate New York and beyond.

Health Risks Associated with Obesity

When a person is severely obese, lifestyle is compromised. Secondary illnesses related to severe obesity can occur. Some of these conditions may put the severely obese person at risk for premature death. Secondary illnesses are also known as"comorbid conditions".

Examples of comorbid conditions:

  • Diabetes
  • High blood pressure
  • Heart disease
  • Sleep apnea
  • High cholesterol
  • Metabolic syndrome
  • Asthma
  • Joint or back problems
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Heartburn or GERD
  • Infertility
  • Polycystic ovarian syndrome
  • Kidney dysfunction
  • Depression/psychosocial dysfunction
  • Many types of cancer
  • Fatty liver
  • Headaches and migraines
  • Blood clots or venous insufficiency
  • Urinary incontinence

If considering obesity surgery, New York residents can schedule an appointment with William A. Graber, MD, PC to discuss options with a doctor.